Transport Canada has awarded a flight test permit for Bombardier’s first CSeries aircraft, paving the way for the program’s maiden flight. Bombardier originally planned to conduct the first CSeries flight at the end 2012, but has delayed it three times, with the latest postponement occurring in late July. Bombardier has not set a specific date for first flight, saying in a Friday statement that it is “expected in the coming weeks.” The manufacturer said CSeries ...

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